Child Support Enforcement Monthly Child Support Statistics
- Congress established the Child Support Enforcement Program in 1975 under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act to collect child support. The program's goal is to ensure that all children are supported financially by both parents and to reduce the number of children receiving public assistance.
- The increase in the rate of divorce, separation and out-of-wedlock births has been dramatic in the United States. There are more than one million children in Ohio who are entitled to child support.
- The Child Support program is a joint effort involving federal, state and local agencies administered in Ohio by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Office of Child Support (OCS).